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    The Texas constitution was written in 1876 which was more than a century ago. During this time, Texas was still developing and is still growing today. The constitution has three limitations that can be considered in order for the constitution to be rewritten. Which include the length and organization, the bill of rights, and the legislative branch of the government. The constitution was written during the time when people had, the limitation of government powers, and limits on the legislatures…

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    taxes, and localized school systems. The representatives and delegates wanted to create these values through a new constitution. The laws and values of the Constitution of 1876 are still in Texas today. Texas is still a strong conservative state whose values have still remained the same. The purpose of the Constitution of 1876 was to make a Texas Constitution, not a Northern Constitution. By going through the important days during the constitutional convention, we will see how it was done. Along…

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    The Constitution, written in 1787 and ratified in 1789 was the plan for governing America. It establishes itself as the “supreme Law of the Land.” It consists of a preamble, and articles that separate the powers of government into three branches (executive, legislative and judicial), with each branch having specific, but also limited, responsibilities. The Constitution also divides governing powers between the state and the federal governments, with the federal government having the power…

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    I agree that the United States constitution is a less common model that we use today, although this may be true it is still the first written constitution and is part of our history. Adam Liptak brought out some interesting points, that in todays era the constitution is losing its prestige because a quarter century ago you could have found similarities between the constitution and other nation’s constitution but now everything does seem to be very different, it appears that is losing some but…

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    people, ideas, and cultures had help mold the Constitution into what it is today. Ideas have been taken from the ancient times, from the Romans and the Greek, and up to early American history with the Magna Carta and the House of Burgesses. In making the Constitution, the framers looked at ancient literature, and ideas from Plato and Aristotle, to more modern literature such as the works of John Locke and Baron de Montesquieu. Influences on the Constitution mark back to ancient times. James…

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    Australia Constitution Act (1900) set of fundamental laws that dictate how powers are granted, ordered and exercised within the Australian Commonwealth. As Australia’s social and political climate changes with time, the constitution is changed due to it’s out-dated, irrelevant or lack of clauses. This can happen in several ways with two distinct outcomes – its form can be altered (the actual text and clauses of the written act change) or its operation can be reinterpreted. The Constitution was…

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    The constitution was an document that provided laws of land and rights for the people. It was created to limit the power of large state and replace the articles of confederation in 1789. To begin with federalism played a crucial part in the constitution since federalism guards against tyranny,which single ruler has absolute power. Federalism promoted to share authority between different levels of government. Document A “In the compound republic of America, the power surrendered by the people…

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    The US Constitution was written over 230 years ago, to not only serve its time but hundreds of years into the future. The Constitution implemented laws which settled debates that were imperative in the 1780s, such as the number of slaves included in a state’s population and number of states needed to agree in order to implement any major decision that impacts the country as a whole, while simultaneously creating flexibility for the future by permitting laws to be added or changed. One of the…

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    our own constitution, but there are many other countries in the world that use numerous kinds of government. One that stands out based on recent events is the country of Brazil. In this paper, I will compare and contrast the United States Constitution to Brazil’s. There are plenty of similarities, as well as differences between these two constitutions. I will focus on how the two constitutions handle the impeachment of their leaders. At first glance, the Brazilian and American constitutions are…

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    speaking, a constitution is defined as “the fundamental principles of a government and the basic structures and procedures by which the government operates to fulfill those principles” (Harrison, et al. p. 34). Constitutions may be written or unwritten, and serve to outline a government’s basic procedures of operation, as aforementioned. In the United States, there are two different types of constitutions: a constitution for each state, written by each state, and a single federal constitution.…

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